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Crime News: National Study Shows Reverse in Decade-Long Declines in Teen Abuse of Drugs

Gentlereaders: One of the astounding findings from the last 10 to 20 years is the decrease in criminality across a wide variety of measures from reported crimes to crime surveys to drug use to abused kids to many additional measures. But the data below is disturbing. A basic tenant of criminology is the connection between […]


Monitoring the Future of Drug Use:Survey of Students and Young Adults: Crime Statistics

Monitoring the Future: A Mix of Good News, Troubling Trends–Results of the 2009–Monitoring the Future (MTF) study:   Show decreases among some grades in the use of cocaine, methamphetamine, and hallucinogens. The MTF data also document the disturbing prevalence of abuse among teens of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. They show, for example, that seven of […]